Charlotte Vince Senior Solicitor

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Contact Details

Charlotte Vince is an Senior Solicitor in our Construction Department specialising in non-contentious construction work. 

Main area of practice

Charlotte has experience working in the health, education, retail, social housing and banking and finance sectors. Charlotte prepares and negotiates a range of standard and bespoke forms of building contract, development agreements, golden brick agreements, professional appointments and related ancillary construction documents. Charlotte also prepares due diligence reports to funders on construction documentation.

Clients

Charlotte acts for a range of both private and public sector clients; including developers, contractors, consultants and funders on a diverse range of developments for both high and low value transactions. 

Significant experience

  • Drafting and negotiating a Golden Brick Agreement for a Housing Association client. 
  • Drafting and negotiating a suite of construction documents for a new commercial building in London on behalf of a private developer.
  • Drafting and negotiating the works provisions of numerous Agreements for Lease for a Housing Association client.
  • Acting for an education sector client on its development of a new College facility.
  • Acting for a health sector client on their sale of four care homes.
  • Undertaking a due diligence exercise on behalf of a funder client. Reporting by exception and arranging for the funder to be provided with adequate security.
  • Drafting a bespoke form of Development Agreement for a private developer.
  • Negotiating and agreeing a suite of appointments under the NEC3 form of contract for the development of a new campus for Higher education institute, including liaising with the institute's estates team.
  • Providing some guidance and advice to a contractor client on claims for extensions of time/loss and expense where there is a concurrent delay.

Expertise

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